Terrorism | U.S. officials never adequately confirmed the death of ISIS captive Kayla Mueller, and a post-ISIS tumult in Syria raises new questions about what happened to her
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/13/19, 01:47 pm
On Feb. 6, 2015, Marsha and Carl Mueller received news they long dreaded: Their 25-year-old daughter Kayla was dead in Syria. Word came in a tweet from the ISIS militants holding Mueller, an aid worker, for 18 months in Syria. The news ended in the worst way possible a high-stakes hostage saga that included an unsuccessful U.S. Delta Force rescue attempt and weeks of intense negotiations carried on via email.